Monthly Archives: August 2010

Illegal Alien Protests in LA: Here to Take Over

In National Geographic’s “Dog Whisperer,” star Cesar Milan deals with unruly dogs with simple body language of domination. His message: “I’m here to take over.” It is that simple. He does take over. By simple domination. The recent illegal alien … Continue reading

Posted in culture, demographics, illegals, mexifornia, more, protests | 15 Comments

Amexica: "We Didn’t Cross the Border, the Border Crossed Us!"

In the movie “Machete,” Jessica Alba exhibits her Latino solidarity, saying “We didn’t cross the border, the border crossed us!”” According to Wikipedia, Jessica Alba is the daughter of a Danish and French-Canadian woman and a Mexican father. Her husband … Continue reading

Posted in amexica, border, culture, machete, mexifornia, more | 8 Comments

When Did TV Get Girly?

While there can be no question as to the female-orientation of today’s broadcast TV, just examine the Emmy Nominations for “Glee,”, the question arises, when did TV get so girly? The answer is, 1978. Wikipedia has a fascinating set of … Continue reading

Posted in business, culture, men, more, tv, women | 8 Comments

When TV Was Special

Whiskeys-Place praises Television a lot. Because Whiskeys-Place agrees with Newton Minnow: When television is good, nothing — not the theater, not the magazines or newspapers — nothing is better. But when television is bad, nothing is worse. I invite each … Continue reading

Posted in more, seasons, television culture, time | 1 Comment

NBC’s Fall Schedule: the Fantasy Failure

NBC’s Fall Schedule is doomed to failure. Doomed because it pushes fantasies that even the mostly female audience of NBC knows are wrong, and isn’t interested in anyway. The fantasies are that women can kick ass BETTER than men, that … Continue reading

Posted in culture, failure, kick ass, more, nbc, television | 20 Comments

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The Movie Goer: Failure of the Fan-Boy Comic Movie and the Gender-Less Movie Star

Failure is more interesting, often, than success. Success can happen for many reasons. A superior plan. Violent execution of a mediocre plan. Pure luck. Pathetic opponents. But failure, and failure repeated, can teach valuable lessons about the world. About what … Continue reading

Posted in comic books, culture, gender, more, movies | 14 Comments

Maxine Water’s "White Men Tax": The Outcome of Diversity

The LA Times has an article describing how the Dodd Financial Reform Bill has a requirement, inserted by Maxine Waters, the Democratic Congresswoman currently under ethics violations charges, establishing offices in each of the 30 financial regulatory agencies and departments … Continue reading

Posted in diversity, economics, gender, more, race | 18 Comments